About this property
Hawford House is one of three newly constructed and individually designed properties with a shared design philosophy. Hawford House has been contextually designed relative to place, evolving around the site’s history. A combination of traditional Cotswold forms has been blended with contemporary elements to create a distinctively designed dwelling. This is a rare opportunity to purchase a unique contemporary home in an area known for chocolate box cottages and historic manor houses.
The glazed front door opens into the entrance hall which is lit from above by a large window at the top of the stairwell and roof light allowing light to flood in. Concrete steps lead down into a stunning open-plan kitchen/dining/sitting room. This is the heart of the home and is perfect for entertaining and family gatherings. Large glass doors open to the terrace which runs the length of the rear elevation. The bespoke SieMatic kitchen is fitted with a range of painted cabinets and an island unit provides extra dining and preparation space.
There is an Everhot stove, Lavazza A Modo Mio coffee machine, microwave, fridge-freezer, dishwasher, induction hob and Quooker hot water tap. In the sitting room area is a fireplace housing an Aga wood burning stove. A secret’ stone door to the side of the fireplace opens to a snug with walk in shower cubicle, wash basin and WC.An open-tread spiral staircase rises to the mezzanine bedroom. Completing the ground floor accommodation is a well-appointed cloakroom with underfloor heating.
The first floor opens onto the stunning landing. There are two excellent first floor bedrooms which share a luxurious bathroom complete with sunken spa bath with overhead shower and a secluded outside seating area. The second floor is home to two superb en suite bedrooms, one with a roll-top bath. All the bathrooms are stylishly appointed.
The property is approached from the lane through electric timber gate which opens to gravelled parking for several cars and an area of lawn. Both the front and rear gardens have been landscaped. The main walled garden lies to the rear and is mainly laid to lawn with angular flower beds and pleached trees which follow the line of the paved terrace. The entire property is enclosed with stone walls.
Immediately behind the property is the cricket field, a 10 acre public open space with far reaching, beautiful views over the Cotswold Hills which is ideal for dog walking.
- Stow-on-the-Wold is a charming market town which enjoys an elevated situation within the Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, strategically located just off the north/south Fosse Way and near to the A40/M40 to London and the A44 Oxford to Worcester east/west trunk road. The area is well served by excellent pubs and restaurants both in Stow-on-the-Wold and the surrounding villages. The town is perfectly located for exploring the many beautiful towns and villages of the Cotswolds, as well as further afield places, such as Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxford and Bath.
- Oxford and Cheltenham are very accessible and there are a number of first class educational establishments in both these centres. Stratford-upon-Avon, with the resident Royal Shakespeare Company, lies about 18 miles to the north. There are mainline railway stations at Moreton-in-Marsh and Kingham which serve London Paddington, Oxford, Worcester and Hereford.
- Sporting and recreational facilities are well catered for in the area with golf courses at Lyneham, Chipping Norton and Naunton Downs. National Hunt Racing is at Cheltenham, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick and Worcester. The Cotswolds’ year is packed with events ranging from world famous international festivals like Cheltenham Literature Festival and Cheltenham Gold Cup Week to major musical events such as the Wilderness Festival, Cornbury Festival or the Big Feastival, as well a jam-packed events calendar featuring concerts, exhibitions, arts and literature festivals and theatrical productions.
- Directions: From Burford/Cirencester, proceed up South Hill (A429 Fosse Way) and continue through the first set of traffic lights. The entrance to the property will be found on the left hand side after about 350 yards and can be identified by Savills sale board.
- EPC Rating = B
- Tenure = Freehold